11:10 a.m. Update from the Office of Conservation

Bayou Corne/Grand Bayou Response Activity

Thursday, Nov. 6 work-

Sinkhole Activity Code 1 – indicating work is allowed on sinkhole and within containment berms. Seismic monitoring indicates no elevated levels of subsurface activity near sinkhole/Oxy 3/Oxy 2.


– Continuing pumping on ORWs 48 (north of containment berm), 54 (north of La 70, near west of Texas Brine facility entrance) and 57 (southeast of Oxy 9 well pad)

– Re-working ORWs 6 and 19 (west of containment berm)

– Installing pump on ORW 40 (north of containment berm)

– Conducting gas depletion tests on ORWs 6 and 9 (west of containment berm)

Containment/ Roads/ Sinkhole/Survey

– Conducting daily berm inspections

– Installing aquifer monitoring well MRAA 09D (southeast of Oxy 9 well pad)